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Barthakur new APSC chairman

Senior Assam Public Service Commission member Ranjit Barthakur will head the autonomous body after Chairman Rakesh Paul was sent to jail for his alleged involvement in the cash for selection scam.
Barthakur, the senior member of the commission has been promoted after the authorities gave the required consent. Barthakur’s tenure is set to end after six months.
Notably, sitting chairman Rakesh Paul has been removed after he was arrested along with a few others including a member.


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Arsenic treatment plant at Nazira

6 Nov 2007 - 7:01am | SK Hasan

Arsenic which is formed in heavy quality in the ground level water of Sivasagar and Nazira makes the people worry. Now the Govt. is trying to create awareness among the people and take some preventive measures.

Under the guidelines of ‘National Rural Drinking water quality monitoring and survillance programme the Public Health and Enginerring Department of Sivasagar and Nazira is conducting a few awareness camps in different places.

At Santak and Bihubor where two water project were sealed by the PHED Nazira for presence of heavy quantity of arsenic. Govt. is now planning to setup a arsenic -tretment plant there.

Congress party welcomes new members

12 Jan 2016 - 8:17pm | Hantigiri Narzary

With few four months left to the assembly election of the state, the ruling Congress party has gained its mass supports and organised party awareness meeting in the BTAD region.

As many as 80 active members,leaders from various party and organisations which included BJP,AIUDF,ABSU,AKRSU joined in Congress party at a programme held at Ranendra Bhawan in the presence of APCC leaders in Kokrajhar today.

 Congress party leaders including APCC spokesmen Apurba Bhattacharya,Mehodi Alom Borah,Ashok Borgoyary,president of Kokrajhar district Congress committee have welcome newly joined members with traditional Phulam Gamocha.

Bhattacharya,APCC spokesman attending the meeting said that the ruling Congress party has been gained its mass based among citizens in the state.The party would put own candidates in all seats of the council region and winning in large numbers of seats are sure as publics are coming forward to the ruling party, he said.

‘There is no any posibility of pre-poll alliance with any parties in the region and party will contest in all seats in the ensuing election’,Bhattacharya said.

He also claimed that Congress party is forming the state government for fourth consecutive term as his party is winning in majority seats as citizens and common publics are supporting whole heartedly.He said the state government was working to the welfare of the common peoples as the government has been emphasizing social  development and integration in the state.

Asho Borgoyary,president of the Kokrajhar district Congress party said that his party has gained strong mass based in Kokrajhar as well in the BTAD region that is why winning in large number seats is cent percent clear.He said that several hundred new members from various party and organisations are contacting to join party in the region,he added.

PPFA welcomes Jhanvi’s decision to hoist Tri-colour at Lal Chowk

31 Jul 2016 - 10:23am | AT News

Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) welcomes the decision of Ludhiana girl Jhanvi Behal to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk of Srinagar in J&K, where the Tri-colour was insulted in various occasions by the anti-nationals, on the occasion of 70th Independence Day.

Challenging the anti-national and separatist elements of Kashmir, high school student Jhanvi  dared them to stop her initiative to hoist the Tri-colour on 15 August and paid tributes to the known & unknown martyrs of India’s freedom struggle.

“We salute the spirit of teenage Jhanvi and urge each & every patriotic Indian national to support her in the mission. Jhanvi has shown the  emerging trend of patriotism generated among the Indian youngsters in the recent past,” said a statement issued by PPFA.

It may be mentioned that since 1998, a group of city based scribes  and patriotic citizens have been defying the diktat of separatist northeastern militants to hoist  the  national flag at Guwahati Press Club on every Independence Day and Republic Day.

Issued by Rupam Barua, Nava Thakuria, Pramod Kalita, Jagadindra Raichoudhury, Anup Sarma etc on behalf of PPFA.